Well...I am coming up on 5 years next month since my husband died. I finally decided to move on and sell the house and move closer to my grandchildren and I finally also felt good about the decision…Continue
"Susanelizabeth I sent you a friend request! Please accept I would love to message back and Firth with you and be pen pals!! I feel pretty alone sometimes too so maybe we can help each other! I hope your day today wasn't to bad and that you at…"
"As with so many things for us there is no right or wrong answer here. I have been a widow 5 years as of July this year. I am finally making a move this coming weekend and am going closer to my son andbhiscwife and my grandchildren! I am feeling the…"
"I just did the whole house thing in January. I was lucky to sell my house for just a few thousand less than what I asked. I closed on that house on one day and closed on my new home the next. It was a pretty stressful time but I am happy in my new…"
"I love my husband in May and will be moving next week. Not because I want to but because we could no longer afford to keep our house. We picked out a nice little place just before I left him. I hate the thought of moving away from the memories. At…"
"Buddy's Mom: I had been wanting to move to North Carolina since 2005, even when my husband was alive. If I had been laid off in 2005 instead of 3 years later, when I was, we would have either moved or separated, because I'd had…"
Well...I am coming up on 5 years next month since my husband died. I finally decided to move on and sell the house and move closer to my grandchildren and I finally also felt good about the decision and comfortable with my choice. I had a realtor look at my house this morning and found out I cannot get nearly even close to what I thought price wise. I have let the property go because of my loss, which also meant I lost my income for the most part. Because I live in a small town with a depressed…See More
"I agree that pets help! I got a tinny little dog 4 months after Jim died. He has come along on my journey and I find he is a huge part of my life. He is there when I get home and always happy to see me he sits with me for tv and movies and goes in…"
"Snow... I dealt with this also. My sister was "the boss" and was always in charge of my mother. At one point she decided my mother should go into assisted living and arranged her move and completed it without me ever knowing! The only way…"
"LakeGirl33.... I feel the same! I am only 56 and just cannot imagine spending the rest of my life alone with no one to laugh with share with be with. I think the online dating world is useless and can be scary, you hear things all the time that just…"
"Oh Slick I'm sorry you had to go thru that....no wonder you needed to leave and get home! Even tho it is quite and alone its a safe place to just "be". I was driving myself into emergency and just kept saying Jim please be with me I…"
"I am so glad to read that everyone is having the same issues and questions that I do! I have a house but find it overwhelming with the upkeep and maintanence and even just everyday yard work. I would like to make a move to something easier but…"
"Hi Buddys Mom, Welcome to WV. So glad you found us but sorry for the reason you are here. I hope you drop by chat so we can get to know you better. WV has helped me tremendously along this journey. Hope you are having a soft day!"
"Thanks RicciRae and Marsha! I am feeling better today and am trying not to be to hard on myself! I agree after 22 years together it is going to take longer than 4 to find my place and I am trying to let that be okay! I guess I just want to be done,…"
"I have never commented before but to be honest this month is really weighing on me. This 4th if July feels overwhelming to me in a lot of ways. You see the fireworks on the 3rd of July were the last place Jim and I went together. He then died on…"
Hi Buddys Mom, Welcome to WV. So glad you found us but sorry for the reason you are here. I hope you drop by chat so we can get to know you better. WV has helped me tremendously along this journey. Hope you are having a soft day!
Welcome Widow2011: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"